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Best Albums of 1973

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 1973 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 22,000 greatest album charts.

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1973 year summaryThe best artists of 1973 were Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, The Who, Stevie Wonder, Genesis, Elton John, The Stooges, Paul McCartney & Wings, Bruce Springsteen and David Bowie.
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RankAlbumArtist
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The Dark Side Of The MoonUnited Kingdom Pink Floyd
Year of Release:1973Appears in:2,379 charts
Rank in 1973:1Rank Score:133,660
Rank in 1970s1Overall Rank:2
Average Rating: Top rated 92/100 (2,815 votes)
Comments: 329 comments
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Houses Of The HolyUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1973Appears in:652 charts
Rank in 1973:2Rank Score:19,435
Rank in 1970s25Overall Rank:91
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,060 votes)
Comments: 58 comments
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QuadropheniaUnited Kingdom The Who
Year of Release:1973Appears in:495 charts
Rank in 1973:3Rank Score:16,031
Rank in 1970s30Overall Rank:113
Average Rating:  84/100 (732 votes)
Comments: 64 comments
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InnervisionsUnited States Stevie Wonder
Year of Release:1973Appears in:521 charts
Rank in 1973:4Rank Score:13,804
Rank in 1970s34Overall Rank:136
Average Rating:  84/100 (643 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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Selling England By The PoundUnited Kingdom Genesis
Year of Release:1973Appears in:429 charts
Rank in 1973:5Rank Score:13,560
Rank in 1970s35Overall Rank:141
Average Rating:  83/100 (551 votes)
Comments: 41 comments
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Goodbye Yellow Brick RoadUnited Kingdom Elton John
Year of Release:1973Appears in:433 charts
Rank in 1973:6Rank Score:9,525
Rank in 1970s51Overall Rank:206
Average Rating:  80/100 (575 votes)
Comments: 47 comments
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Raw PowerUnited States The Stooges
Year of Release:1973Appears in:400 charts
Rank in 1973:7Rank Score:9,337
Rank in 1970s52Overall Rank:211
Average Rating:  82/100 (551 votes)
Comments: 42 comments
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Band On The RunUnited Kingdom Paul McCartney & Wings
Year of Release:1973Appears in:339 charts
Rank in 1973:8Rank Score:6,850
Rank in 1970s78Overall Rank:285
Average Rating:  81/100 (467 votes)
Comments: 41 comments
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Aladdin SaneUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1973Appears in:307 charts
Rank in 1973:9Rank Score:5,975
Rank in 1970s92Overall Rank:324
Average Rating:  82/100 (561 votes)
Comments: 36 comments
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(pronounced 'lĕh-'nérd 'skin-'nérd)United States Lynyrd Skynyrd
Year of Release:1973Appears in:257 charts
Rank in 1973:10Rank Score:5,003
Rank in 1970s100Overall Rank:387
Average Rating:  80/100 (318 votes)
Comments: 25 comments
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Best Albums of 1973 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 6 1%
Status Quo 4 1%
Elvis Presley 4 1%
R. Stevie Moore 4 1%
Roy Ayers 3 0%
Pierre Henry 3 0%
James Brown 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 312 41%
United Kingdom 202 27%
Brazil 33 4%
Germany 32 4%
Italy 25 3%
Mixed Nationality 18 2%
Jamaica 16 2%
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